Photo courtesy of Tyler Ritter.

Vestavia natives find international fame with band Moon Taxi. more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Behind every band, there’s a story. Local band Riverbend, named for the street in Mountain Brook they practice on, started theirs in 2013. more

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The donation was raised at a Buick Drive for Your Students event in December. more



Photos by Sarah Cook.

While most Louis Pizitz Middle School students are dreaming of the weekend at 2:45 p.m. on a Friday, 13-year-old Jake Arnold is jamming out in the band room to the Commodores’ “Brick House.” more


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The fundraiser is Dec. 12 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the VHHS parking lot. more


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Members of the Pizitz Band have been fundraising for their trip to the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Illinois. more


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Christofer Miller was selected to be part of the Macy's Great American Marching Band. more


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Photo courtesy of Heather Brown.

Two mothers help bring customized letters from Santa to Vestavia Hills children. more



Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

The Pizitz Middle School Symphonic Band is the first middle school band from the state of Alabama and the fourth in the nation to be chosen to perform at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Conference. more


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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

On Saturday, Nov. 1, Royal Automotive will host a one-day test-drive event in the VHHS parking lot to raise money for the school's band. more


Several Liberty Park Middle School students were selected for the annual Samford Honor Band held Jan. 9-11. more

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Pizitz Symphonic Band

Photo courtesy of Kim Bain.

The Pizitz Symphonic Band was selected to perform at the College Band Directors National Association Conference at the University of North Florida in Feb. The band is one of just two middle school bands selected from the United States to perform. more


The Vestavia Hills High School Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Jerell Horton, returned in March from its performance in the National Concert Band Festival, a part of the Music for All Festival in Indianapolis. more


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